Understanding Mesoamerican Myths by Natalie Hyde
(Myths Understood)

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This book describes the mythology of Mesoamerica, which encompasses the general region of Central America. A mixture of myths from many cultures, including the Aztecs and the Mayans, these stories about the creation of the world and the afterlife helped these ancient cultures explain what was happening in their world.

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Natalie Hyde was born in Fredericton, New Brunswick, and grew up in Galt (now Cambridge), Ontario, where she still lives. She spent most of her childhood collecting crickets, toads and tent caterpillars. The rest of the time she practiced being a genie. When that didn't work out, she studied languages at the University of Waterloo. Natalie lives with her husband and four children in a house with too many stairs, which they share with a little leopard gecko and a cat that desperately wants to eat him. I Owe You One is Natalie's first book for Orca. To learn more about Natalie, please visit www.natalaliehyde.com.
Published December 31, 2012 by Crabtree Publishing Company. 48 pages
Genres: Children's Books.

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Gr 5–7—This is an attractive and well-designed series. Unfortunately the strict format severely limits its function. Each book presents the same topics in exactly the same way. The self-contained spreads do not carry information over a page turn, which creates an abrupt, stilted style. Readers ar...

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